National Guard
Brigadier General KATHERINE E. WHITE
  
Deputy Commander, 46th Military Police Command
Lansing, MI
Since: September 2019
Official Photo
SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE  ROTC

EDUCATIONAL DEGREES
Princeton University - BS - Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of Washington School of Law - JD - Law
George Washington University - LL. M - Patent and Intellectual Property Law
United States Army War College - MSS - Strategic Studies

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED
Contract Attorneys Course
Judge Advocate Officer Basic Course
Judge Advocate Officer Advanced Course
United States Army Command and General Staff College
United States Army War College
Defense Support of Civil Authorities Course
Staff Judge Advocate Course
Dual Status Commanders Course (NORTHCOM)
Joint Staff Training Course (NORTHCOM)
Joint Task Force Commanders Course (NORTHCOM)
Military Police Captain's Career Course
National Security Studies Management Course (NSSMC)

FOREIGN LANGUAGE(S)  None Recorded

PROMOTIONS DATE OF APPOINTMENT
2LT 7 Jun 88
1LT 24 May 91
CPT 1 Sep 92
MAJ 3 Jan 00
LTC 11 Dec 06
COL 26 May 16
BG 1 Sep 19

FROM TO ASSIGNMENT
Sep 19 Present Deputy Commander, 46th Military Police Command, Lansing, Michigan
Aug 15 Aug 19 Staff Judge Advocate, 46 Military Police Command, Lansing, Michigan
Mar 15 Aug 15 Deputy Staff Judge Advocate, 46 Military Police Command, Lansing, Michigan
Dec 14 Mar 15 JAG Officer, USAR Control Group, City, Michigan
Mar 11 Dec 14 Assistant Professor, US Military Academy, West Point, New York
Dec 06 Mar 11 Deputy Commander and Associate Dean, Judge Advocate General’s School, Charlottesville, Virginia
Oct 97 Dec 06 Professor, Judge Advocate General’s School, Charlottesville, Virginia
Apr 92 Oct 97 Intellectual Property Counsel, HQ USACE, Washington, District of Columbia
Jan 92 Apr 92 Student, Judge Advocate General’s Officer Basic Course, Charlottesville, Virginia
Jun 88 Jan 92 Law Student, USAR Troop Program Unit, Seattle, Washington

SUMMARY OF OPERATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS DATE GRADE
Deputy Commanding General, Task Force 46 (Task Force Center/West) OPCON to ARNORTH (CONUS), Title 10 ISO CORONAVIRUS, Lansing, Michigan Mar 20 - Present Brigadier General

US DECORATIONS AND BADGES
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
Army Commendation Medal
Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (with 1 Silver and 1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster)
National Defense Service Medal (with 1 Bronze Service Star)
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Silver Hourglass)
Army Service Ribbon
Michigan Service Medal (Broadsword)

CIVILIAN OCCUPATION
Professor of Law (full professor with tenure) at the Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, Michigan specializing in patent law, government contracting, and contracts. Teaching, publishing books and articles, as well as serving the university community and state through public engagement.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
1992, Washington State Bar
1995, Registered to Practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
1996, U.S. Supreme Court Bar
1996, State of Michigan Bar
2000, Fulbright Association (Life Member)
2002, White House Fellows Alumni Association and Foundation (Life Member)
2018, National Guard Association of Michigan (Life Member)
2018, National Guard Association of the United States (Life Member)
2019, Association of the United States Army (Life Member)

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
1995-1996, Judicial Law Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, The Honorable Randall R. Rader, Circuit Judge (ret.), Washington, District of Columbia
1999-Present, Co-author of Intellectual Property Litigation: Pretrial Practice (1ed.-4eds.), Wolters Kluwer publication
1999-2000, Fulbright Senior Scholar, Max Planck Institute, Munich, Germany
1999-Present, Member, Board of Regents, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
2001-2002, White House Fellow, Special Counsel to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, The Honorable Ann M. Veneman, Washington, District of Columbia
2002-2005, Special Counsel and Consultant to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture
2004-Present, Board Member, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Plant Variety Protection Advisory Board
2017-Present, Board Member, Fisher House of Michigan
2018, ATHENA International Leadership Award
2020, Keynote Speaker: I AM THE STORM: Celebrating Women Warriors, by CNS Healthcare, Bloomfield, Michigan

 

 

As of: 10 Dec 21

 

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